On 5/30/2017 5:12 AM, Nicholas Wilson wrote:
Ah, isn't English wonderful. I guess Walter is suffering the inverse of the
Calvin & Hobbes "Verbing nouns weirds the language", nouning verbs does weird
the language, but only to those who aren't used to that particular nouning of
Just to clarify, I find that "Compute" is not evocative of "GPU". I read "CUDA
by Example" a couple years ago, and even downloaded the CUDA SDK and
compiled/ran a simple program on a graphics card. But I never noticed that
"Compute" had anything specific to do with GPU programming.
I fear the conversation will go like this, like it has for me:
W: What's DCompute?
N: Enables GPU programming with D
W: Cool! I can use D to program GPUs!
The problem with the first conversation is W may just move on to the next topic
rather than investigate what DCompute is.